Sophie Huet

global editor-in-chief Agence France-Presse

Sophie Huet is Global Editor-in-chief at Agence France-Presse, the multimedia news agency covering news worldwide 24/7 in six languages. A journalist for more than 35 years, she has worked for AFP since 1991 in various assignments such as reporter in the Washington and London bureaus, news editor in Marseille, deputy news editor for France, head of the French general news department and head of the Graphics and Innovation department. She completed a multimedia training course on digital projects in 2013 at the Gobelins school in Paris. Previously Deputy of the Global News Director, she was in charge of Innovation, leading the collaborative efforts to create new products for AFP clients and new tools for the newsroom. She is a member of the Minds International Conference, a network of leading news agencies supporting digital development.

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